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Be passionate.
When one is passionate there is a deep desire.
A fire inside.
And the will to approach life's circumstances and challenges,
in a real way both to yourself and others.

To explore your creative side, express yourself,
in depth and knowledge.
There is no need to be quiet.
There is no need to hold back.

Run free and explore your life.
With perseverance, consistency,
Always listening.
The inner ability to strive on, to
proceed in power love and a sound mind.

Be willing, be able
Strive on with passion, but let wisdom be your guard,
let understanding build character in you, appreciate
beauty, sincerity, purity.
Keep it close never exchange it.
For it is like hidden treasure waiting to
discovered.

 



Fly like an eagle
with swift wings.

Be like the wind
and dance to
every song it sings.

Spread your wings
and learn to fly.

Leave behind your
sorrow and strife,
and become one with
the great circle of life.

Escape to that
place within
beyond words,
beyond thoughts.

Then drift high above
the worry and pain
where there's only
beauty, purity
and love.

~Author Unknown~



Below are images
and a short story
to relate to our own lives.



Some time ago while a man
was speaking at the University
Stockton, California,
he was impressed
by the magnificent tower
which guards the entrance
to this beautiful campus.



The tall Neo-Gothic structure
rises stately from
a spacious green-lawn island
immediately within
the university's gates.



The president of the university
told him how the tower
came to be built.

Some years before,
there was a water shortage
in Stockton
and engineers were called in
to study the problem.
They concluded that
the only solution
to the problem was to
build a new water tower.
And the only place to build it
was immediately inside
the entrance to the campus.





The thought of an ugly,
monstrous water tank marring
the front entrance of the university
was a disgusting suggestion
to the president.
But on further thought,
this possibility-thinking man
decided that perhaps
this profane-appearing structure
could be made into a sublime monument.



The water tower was erected.
Around it, a 30-foot
square cement tower was built
rising 150 feet into the sky.



Stain glass windows were placed
in the top 50 feet of the tower
to hide the water tank.



The lower two-thirds of the tower
were divided into nine floors
to house administrative offices,
a board room,
and a radio station.



Few universities in the world
have a more inspiring
architectural landmark
to greet incoming
students and visitors.



Proof-positive that
in every adversity hides
a beautiful possibility.





We need the faith
to believe
that in every adversity
hides a beautiful possibility.

Alhamdulillah!
(Praise God)!